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“A little Gem just outside of town”
Review of dock o' the bay - CLOSED

dock o' the bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$82
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Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: dock o' the bay is a restaurant and bar with great food and service in a fun relaxed atmosphere. It's been open 13 years and in this time we've had so much fun and looked after so many lovely people. We have a huge amount of regular customers and these range from living just around the corner to in completely different towns, cities and even countries and we always welcome new visitors. TripAdvisor has been an incredible help to us over the past few years and long may it continue! Come and see us and see what you think...
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Great atmosphere, charming staff, discreet service, wonderful food - totally value for money. Beware though, the portions are enormous, you might just have to clear your plate!

Thank JenniferC205
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

I've only eaten here a couple of times, but this evening I've decided it is one of my favourite restaurants in Southampton. We ate here before going to the Nuffield Theatre and it worked beautifully. Obviously we were very early but the staff were really helpful and the food was delicious. I shall be going back soon.

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Thank sjs1811
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

We are semi - regular visitors here, mainly because the food is consistently good, with friendly service, and good value.

It's worth signing up to the offers via email, although the deserts are a little pricey (but good).

I prefer it to the Cow herds (close by) and it's easier to get a table too.

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Thank Adge01
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Reviewed 15 February 2014

We love the Dock, it's our favourite restaurant in Southampton.

The team are lovely, friendly and give great service and the food is always of an excellent standard, with great choices.

We love the fact that its an independent, family owned restaurant and there's a wonderful "team" atmosphere and it's so nice to see the same friendly faces waiting to greet you.

The chefs are very talented and you only need to chat to them to see how passionate they are about their food, and how proud they are to see people enjoying their tasty dishes.

We'd thoroughly recommend the Dock for any occasion, we've eaten there as a couple, with family and also as a Christmas group meal, and we've always been thoroughly impressed.

Last night we both had the honey chicken and it was mouth watering, and the duck salad and fish cakes are always our favourite choices for starters and the Sunday roasts are stunning, mmmmm

Simply wonderful, and we can't wait to visit again ;0)

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Thank Jason A A
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Reviewed 19 January 2014

Not very busy on a Wednesday in mid January. We were made very welcome. The service was prompt and friendly. The food was very acceptable with generous but not silly portion sizes.
The ambience is quite bright and the theme a little disjointed, but overall we had a very pleasant evening at a very reasonable cost.

Thank Sidewinder4504
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